By Subscription: Writing by the 2017 New Letters Literary Award winners, plus interviews with Michelle Boisseau and H.C. Palmer.
Poet Dave Smith reads from Hawks on Wires and discusses his essays included in New Letters magazine and his collection, Hunting Men: Reflections on a Life in American Poetry.
Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by Enid Shomer. Coming in November.
2018 topic is Children. Deadline: Oct. 28, 2018. Enter here.
New Letters quarterly and its audio companion, New Letters on the Air, are part of a national literary tradition that serves readers and writers across the world. On this website, you can search for a particular author with recordings of interviews and readings going back to 1977. (Also, search for a poem, story or essay from New Letters magazine or its previous title, The University Review.)
Kansas City Literary Events
Newcomer, Hurlow, Pitts & Allen
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Evans, Sommer & Rodriguez
Kansas City, Mo
Friday, August 17, 2018
Maryfrances Wagner & Robert Stewart
Overland Park, Kan.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Special Pricing: This collection includes New Letters (Vol. 80, No. 1), two CDs with New Letters on the Air programs from 1981, 1988, and part one and two of a 2014 interview, all featuring the work of Dave Smith. Downloads of these programs have also been reduced in our audio archives.